TODD MCLEES

E23: Chris Heivly – Building Startup Communities with “The Startup Whisperer”

This week we welcomed Mapquest co-founder Chris Heivly into the Podcast Milwaukee studio. Following a successful exit to AOL, Chris has dedicated almost 20 years to identifying communities to implement startup ecosystems. 


E21: Ed Barthell – Milwaukee’s HealthTech Serial Entrepreneur

This week on our show, Todd invited Ed Barthell into the GrowthMinded studio to cover a wide array of topics. Ed is the Founder & CEO of EmOpti, a healthtech startup focused on the success of ER departments for hospitals and their institutions.


E20: Greg Satell – “Mapping Innovation” in a Digital Age

Our guest this week is a global authority on innovation. Greg Satell is the author of "Mapping Innovation" and writes over 100 articles per year featured in Inc., Forbes and Harvard Business Review.


E19: Todd Sobotka – Creating Wisconsin Jobs

Our guest this week is Todd Sobotka, Investment Committee Chair of BrightStar Wisconsin. BrightStar is a not-for-profit committed to creating quality jobs in the state by providing additional capital to the entrepreneurial ecosystem.


E18: Rene’ Boer – “How To Be A Great Boss”

This week on GrowthMinded Milwaukee, Todd McLees welcomed in the bestselling author and EOS implementer Rene' Boer. Along with Gino Wickman, creator of the Entrepreneurial Operating System, Rene' co-authored "How to Be a Great Boss."


E17: Dale Boehm – “Wisconsin is becoming a ‘fly-in’ state, not a ‘fly-over’ state.”

This week's guest on GrowthMinded Milwaukee is Dale Boehm, President and CEO of Caspian Technologies, and Owner and Operator of Artisan 179, a fantastic restaurant on the shores of Pewaukee Lake.


Ep 16: Brad Bateman, Founder & Principal of Pivot4 Consulting

This week on GrowthMinded Milwaukee, Todd McLees sat down with Brad Bateman, Founder and Principal of Pivot4 Consulting. Those who know Brad hold him in high regard and consider him to be one of the best sales leaders around.


Ep 14: Paul Hansen, Co-Founder & CEO of Remugio

This week, host Todd McLees welcomed Paul Hansen into the GrowthMinded MKE studio. Paul is the co-founder and CEO of Remugio, a Madison based company making powerful video analytics available to the masses.


Ep 13: Mark Fairbanks – Co-Founder of Islands of Brilliance

This week’s guest on GrowthMinded Milwaukee is Mark Fairbanks, co-founder of Islands of Brilliance. Islands of Brilliance is a learning experience developed specifically for children and young adults on the autism spectrum.


Ep 12: Chad Raube – Entrepreneur, Investor & CEO at Info-Pro

This week’s episode of GrowthMinded Milwaukee features Chad Raube, CEO at Info-Pro Lender Services. Chad shares his thoughts on what it takes to be an entrepreneur and a strong leader, as well as his take on Milwaukee and the surrounding region.


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